Facts About Singapore

  • Between now and 2030, Singapore will witness a most profound age shift in the country’s history.
  • The number of seniors will increase from 8.4 percent in 2005 to 18.7 percent in 2030. In another words, in absolute terms, seniors will increase from about 296,900 in June 2005 to 873,300 in 2030. By 2030, one in five people here will be over 65, compared to about one in 12 now. (Singapore Department of Statistics (DOS))
  • The number of elderly living alone shot up from 15,000 to 22,000
    between 2000 and 2005, the latest General Household Survey has revealed.
  • And because women tend to outlive men, most – two in three – arewomen. Close to half are widows. (The Committee on Ageing Issues, Report on the Aging Poplulation 2006)

The Impact of Caregiving

  • Missing your children’s activities
  • Declining career opportunities
  • Arriving to work late or leaving early
  • A strained relationship with a spouse or family members)
  • Holiday time spent caring for loved one
  • Cleaning/maintaining home of elderly relative

Comforting Solutions For In-Home Care.

Comfort Keepers® caregivers provide in-home care services such as companionship, light housekeeping, dressing and personal care, meal preparation, grocery shopping, and incidental transportation services. Services may vary by location based on client needs and local practices.

INTERACTIVE CAREGIVING®

This practice of Interactive Caregiving can contribute to longer, healthier, more purposeful lives for seniors—a fact proven by many research studies that point to the health benefits of active living in later life.

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CARING FOR LOVED ONES WITH ALZHEIMER

Many Alzheimer’s patients can safely stay in their own home for a period of time, and that’s where Comfort Keepers can provide care assistance. Many Comfort Keepers have been formally trained in how to provide in-home care for Alzheimer’s patients.

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